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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles promotes Sri Lanka at the California State University Long Beach

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles organized a Sri Lanka Promotional event in collaboration with the California State University Long Beach on November 19, 2012 at the Beach Ballroom.

Good sense prevails: Maharashtra drops FB post cases against girls

Facing attack from users of social sites as well as sparking national outrage, Maharashtra Police on Thursday decided to drop charges against the two girls whose arrests over their Facebook post criticising the shutdown here during Bal Thackeray’s funeral.

Sri Lanka at the Baghdad International Trade Fair 2012

Sri Lanka Export Development Board participated at the 39th Baghdad International Trade Fair from 1st to 10th November 2012 . The Fair organized by the Ministry of Trade and State Company for Iraqi Fairs & Commercial Services was inaugurated by Iraqi Prime Minister Noor Al Malliki.

Samajwadi Party doublespeak adds new twist to FDI vote

Key UPA supporter Samajwadi Party on Thursday sent mixed signals keeping everyone guessing on how it would vote on the issue of FDI in multibrand retail in Parliament next week, worrying the UPA managers who were sure of SP and BSP outside backing to bail out the government.

William Hague’s hypocrisy

When the Palestinians were being mauled by Israel, in Gaza, the British foreign secretary, William Hague kept on blaming Hamas but not a word about Zionist state’s brutality in killing scores of innocent civilians, one third whom were children. Israel now arrogantly claim that its targets were perfect and there is no mistake – meaning even the toddlers killed are all ‘terrorists’ in its terms.

Cauvery river talks: Tamil Nadu, Karnataka CMs fail to break deadlock

Talks between Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on Cauvery water sharing row, held at the suggestion of the Supreme Court, on Thursday failed to break the ice with both sides sticking to their known hard positions.

U.S. Concerned Over Moves to Stifle Free Expression

The United States Embassy in Colombo has expressed serious concern over the recent threats of freedom of expression in Sri Lanka and called upon authorities to exercise restraint and respect peaceful demonstrations.